As she appeared during the Korean Conflict with a pair of 3" batteries just forward of the aft turret.
Offshore Wolmi-do at Station #3 during the Inchon assault landing. (09/15/1950)
Photo courtesy of Capt. Robert Schelling
A Chaplain reads the Last Rites service as Lieutenant (Junior Grade) David H. Swenson is buried at sea from USS Toledo (CA-133), off Inchon, Korea.The Lyman K. Swenson is in the background, with crew at quarters on deck. He was killed by North Korean artillery while the Swenson was bombarding enemy positions on Wolmi-do island, Inchon, on 13 September 1950. Contrary to published reports for many years. he was NOT the nephew of Capt. Lyman K. Swenson. This was finally acknowleged by the Department of the Navy in 2001.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
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